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Zambezi Queen

The Zambezi Queen Houseboat cruises the Chobe River and the Zambezi River. This 5 star houseboat features 14 cabins and can accommodate up to 30 passengers. The boat is 150 ft in length and has plenty of staff that will make your stay abord the Zambezi Queen an absolute pleasure.
Leaves from Chobe Marina Lodge | 5 Star houseboat | 10 Luxury Suites & 4 Master Suites
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Zambezi Queen:

SIZE OF BOAT:

150 ft or 45.7m - Steel hull river boat

MAXIMUM No. OF PASSENGERS:

30 passengers

CREW MEMBERS:

Total crew including ground staff, approximately 60

TENDERS:

3 tender boats

MOORED:

Based on the banks of the Caprivi Strip

BOARDING TIME:

Between 2:00 and 4:00 pm

DISEMBARKING:

10:00 am

The above information was correct at the time of writing and KDR Travel cannot be held responsible for any subsequent changes.

This luxury houseboat cruises along the banks of the Chobe River and is uniquely situated only a few kilometers from the point where 4 countries meet, namely Botswana, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe

Getting to Zambezi Queen

  • Schedule flights on Air Botswana Johannesburg – Kasane (Mon/Wed/Fri/Sun) subject to change
    Complimentary road transfer Kasane Airport to the moorings (3 kms, approx 10 minutes)
    Complimentary road transfer Kasane immigration to the moorings
    Tender boat transfer, moorings on Chobe River to the Zambezi Queen
    Road transfers from Livingstone or Victoria Falls Airport's the to Zambezi Queen 90 minutes depending on border crossing (additional cost on request)



ACCOMMODATION:

Lower Deck and Middle Deck:

  • The first and second levels of the boat comprise of 14 suites - 10 standard and 4 master
  • All of suites have their own private balconies, double or two single, fans and mosquito screening and certain suites have their own private outdoor area

Upper Deck:

  • The top deck has a dining area that has an unobstructed view of the river from 3 sides of the boat.
  • It is air-conditioned and also consists of the the lounge, fireplace, a bar and a two sunbathing areas complete with private pool
  • The lounge contains a library, numerous games and a telescope

Activities:

From the Boat:

  • Water based game viewing on tender boats so you can get up close
  • Tiger and bream fishing
  • Bird watching from tender boats

Surrounding Area:

  • Half day 4x4 game viewing in Botswana's Chobe National Park
  • Cultural tour of a local village
  • Aerial game viewing via helicopter or transfers to Victoria Falls or the Okavanga Delta.

2 Night Itinerary

Rate is per person sharing for 2 nights. All rates are in All rates are in South African Rands (ZAR).
Departs on a Monday & Wednesday.

3 Night Itinerary

Rate is per person sharing for 3 nights. All rates are in American Dollars (USD).
Departs on a Friday. Only available dates are listed.

2 Night Itinerary

Rate is per person sharing for 2 nights. All rates are in South African Rands.
Departs on a Monday & Wednesday.

2018 Departure Dates Standard Suite Master Suite
January 8, 10, 15, 22 R14,970 R17,670
February 12, 14, 19, 28 R14,970 R17,670
March 5, 7, 19 R14,970 R17,670
April 2, 4, 9, 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 R18,150 R21,420
May Fully booked R18,150 R21,420
June 11, 25 R18,150 R21,420
July 2, 16 R18,150 R21,420
August 1 R18,150 R21,420
September Fully booked R18,150 R21,420
October 10, 22, 24, 29 R18,150 R21,420
November 12, 14, 26 R18,150 R21,420
December No 2-nighters in December 2018 - -

3 Night Itinerary

Rate is per person sharing for 3 nights. All rates are in American Dollars (USD).
Departs on a Friday. Only available dates are listed.

2018 Departure Dates Standard Suite Master Suite
January 1*, 5, 12, 19 R22,455 R26,505
February Fully booked R22,455 R26,505
March Fully booked R22,455 R26,505
April 6, 13 R27,225 R32,130
May 4, 11, 18, 25 R27,225 R32,130
June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 R27,225 R32,130
July 6, 13, 20, 27 R27,225 R32,130
August 10, 17 R27,225 R32,130
September 14, 28 R27,225 R32,130
October 5, 12, 26 R27,225 R32,130
November 2, 9, 16, 23 R27,255 R32,130
December 14, 17*, 21, 24*, 28 R27,225 R32,125

2018 Terms

  • Above rates are per person sharing on a double occupancy basis for either 2 or 3 nights
  • Single supplement is an additional 30% on the per person sharing rate
  • Zambezi Queen reserves the right to limit the number of single room rates per trip
  • Zambezi Queen reserves the right to amend the published rates without notice
  • Standard suite 24 and 26 are available as triple rooms on Zambezi Queen. A 3rd adult sharing a triple room will receive a 20% discount on the above per person sharing rates
  • Available dates are subject to change at management discretion
  • * Monday 01 January 2018 is a 4-night sailing sold at a 3-night sailing rate
  • * Monday 17 December 2018 is a 4-night sailing sold at a 3-night sailing rate
  • * Monday 24 December 2018 is a 4-night sailing sold at a 3-night sailing rate
  • Closed due to annual maintenance from 28 November to 14 December
  • Zambezi Queen reserves the right to amend the published rates without notice
  • Available dates above are subject to change by management discretion

 

INCLUDED EXCLUDED
  • Road Transfers to/ from Kasane Airport (BBK) and Kasane Immigration Office (Botswana) on the Chobe River
  • Boat Transfers to/ from Kasane Immigration Office (Botswana) and Namibia Immigration office (Namibia)
  • Boat Transfers to/ from Namibia Immigration office (Namibia) and Zambezi Queen River Boat
  • Accommodation on board Zambezi Queen
  • All meals on board Zambezi Queen
  • All soft drinks, mineral water, coffee & tea, beers & wine
  • Water-based game viewing and bird watching on tender boats
  • One land-based cultural tour of a local village in Zambezi Region, Namibia
  • Tiger & bream fishing in season (basic fishing)
  • 15% VAT and tourism levy (Namibia)
  • Air tickets
  • Alcoholic beverages (other than soft drinks, mineral water, tea and coffee, local wine and beer /ciders)
  • Additional transfers
  • Curio Shop purchases
  • Evacuation Cover. Guests are advised to take out relevant Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Private guiding or additional safari activities
  • Land-based open vehicle game drive in Chobe National Park, Botswana (passport required) - additional cost
  • Visa Fees

Zambezi Queen

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